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 Serena Williams
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August 21, 2018 - 2:56 pm
Serena Williams got a bit of a boost in the seedings for the U.S. Open by being placed at No. 17, nine spots above her current ranking. The U.S. Tennis Association's decision, announced Tuesday along with all the other seeds for the main draws of women's and men's singles, means Williams avoids a...
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Former Cincinnati Reds player Pete Rose speaks during a pregame ceremony of the unveiling of his bronze statue at Great American Ball Park.
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Mike DeNardo
August 21, 2018 - 1:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Baseball's controversial all-time hit leader, Pete Rose, is planning a public appearance in Philadelphia this fall. The $49-a-ticket show, Oct. 20 at the Liacouras Center on the Temple University campus, is billed as "An Evening with Pete Rose" and described as a "...
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In this Jan. 8, 2018, file photo, Alabama head coach Nick Saban celebrates after overtime of the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Georgia, in Atlanta.
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August 20, 2018 - 6:37 pm
Alabama will begin its quest for a second consecutive national championship with a rare three-peat. The Crimson Tide is just the second team to be ranked No. 1 in the preseason Associated Press Top 25 poll for three straight seasons. Alabama received 42 out of 61 first-place votes. No. 2 Clemson...
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Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Brandon Graham (55) celebrates with Chris Long (56) after causing a fumble against the New England Patriots receiver in the fourth quarter in Super Bowl LII.
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Ed Benkin
August 20, 2018 - 4:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Brandon Graham is used to making quarterbacks sore, but the roles may be reversed for a while as he gets closer to game action. After starting the summer on the PUP (physically unable to perform) list, Graham was activated on Monday. The defensive end is now working...
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Wide receiver Carlos Croslin and the rest of the Lincoln University Lions open their 2018 season on Sept. 1.
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Matt Leon
August 20, 2018 - 1:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Division II Lincoln University football team is hoping to take some steps forward in 2018. The 2017 campaign was an incredibly difficult one for the Lions as they finished 0-10. Lincoln will look for improvement under the watchful eye of a new head coach. Josh...
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August 19, 2018 - 11:03 pm
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Amed Rosario had three hits and drove in three runs, and the New York Mets went from cheering on players in the Little League World Series to impressing the youngsters in an 8-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday night. Jeff McNeil added a two-run single to...
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August 19, 2018 - 9:08 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The legal portion of the Larry Nassar scandal at USA Gymnastics may soon be over. USA Gymnastics President Kerry Perry said representatives for both the organization and athletes who were abused by Nassar — a former national team doctor who abused hundreds of women under the guise of...
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Ed Benkin
August 19, 2018 - 5:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Carson Wentz took another step forward in his recovery on Sunday. Lane Johnson was very happy about it. "The sheriff will be back in town," Johnson, said. The "sheriff" still has work to do if he is going to play in the regular season opener, but Wentz cleared...
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Tiger Woods
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Mike Dougherty
August 18, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Tiger Woods and the biggest names in golf will be playing in the Philadelphia area for the BMW Championship in September. With all the rain lately, Aronimink Golf Club in Newtown Square is expected to be in prime condition for the world's best. "Tiger Woods, Phil...
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August 18, 2018 - 8:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jacob deGrom pitched his first complete game of the season and lowered his major league-leading ERA to 1.71, weathering a rain delay and leading the New York Mets over the Philadelphia Phillies 3-1 Saturday. DeGrom (8-7) kept boosting his NL Cy Young Award credentials and...
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